|(sentence modifier) taking every one into account; in all: we were seven all told|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
Added up, in summation, as in The ferry will hold 80 passengers all told, or All told, his proposal makes some good points. This idiom, first recorded in 1850, uses the verb tell in the sense of "count."